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Keith Packard's video from 'LinuxConfAu 2018' talking about Virtual Reality and Linux is up

By liamdawe, 28 January 2018 at 9:36 pm UTC (51 Comments)
Keith Packard has been consulting for Valve for the past year to get Virtual Reality devices hooked up and properly working on Linux. Take a look at his presentation from LinuxConfAu 2018.

Serious Sam 3 VR: BFE releases with same-day Linux support, compatible with the non-VR version

By liamdawe, 10 November 2017 at 10:44 am UTC (4 Comments)
Serious Sam 3 VR: BFE is another Virtual Reality title with same-day Linux support from Croteam, so those of you with expensive headsets can make things go boom!

The Talos Principle VR is now live with a discount for owners of the original

By liamdawe, 19 October 2017 at 2:48 pm UTC (6 Comments)
For those of you with a fancy HTC Vive, you might want to check out The Talos Principle VR which launched with Linux support.

The Talos Principle VR will have Linux support

By liamdawe, 11 October 2017 at 12:17 pm UTC (24 Comments)
Croteam announced The Talos Principle VR and the good news is that it seems it will support Linux too.

The HTC Vive just had a price cut, VR just became a little more accessible

By liamdawe, 21 August 2017 at 1:07 pm UTC (36 Comments)
Virtual Reality just became a little more accessible, as the HTC Vive has had what looks like a permanent price cut!

Valve's Knuckles VR controller looks pretty decent, dev kits going out

By liamdawe, 22 June 2017 at 7:14 pm UTC (13 Comments)
Valve have released in public a quick start guide for their new VR Knuckles controllers, they look pretty good.

SteamVR updated with experimental Linux support for SteamVR Home

By liamdawe, 26 May 2017 at 8:46 am UTC (11 Comments)
Valve have pushed out another update to SteamVR, this time Linux has been given experimental support for SteamVR Home.

Looks like Serious Sam VR: The Last Hope for Linux will be coming soon

By liamdawe, 4 May 2017 at 1:19 pm UTC (12 Comments)
Thanks to a Twitter tip, it seems that Serious Sam VR: The Last Hope might be coming to Linux soon with Vulkan.

Serious Sam VR: The First Encounter & Serious Sam VR: The Second Encounter released in full

By liamdawe, 4 April 2017 at 11:05 am UTC (15 Comments)
Croteam have recently released both Serious Sam VR: The First Encounter & Serious Sam VR: The Second Encounter on Steam. They both use their new Fusion engine which comes with Linux support, Vulkan and 64bit.

Yaakuro shows off SteamVR on Unreal Engine 4 using Vulkan on Linux

By liamdawe, 22 March 2017 at 9:16 am UTC (14 Comments)
Previously Yaakuro worked to make Unreal Engine 4 work with SteamVR using OpenGL on Linux, but now he's moved onto making it work with Vulkan!

Yaakuro has worked on making SteamVR work with Unreal Engine 4 using OpenGL

By liamdawe, 11 March 2017 at 7:45 pm UTC (7 Comments)
Impressive work by Yaakuro, who has been able to get SteamVR to work with Unreal Engine 4 and it uses OpenGL.

Munch VR has released an experimental Linux version, munch your way up the food chain

By liamdawe, 3 March 2017 at 10:22 am UTC (4 Comments)
Munch VR, a casual VR gamed aimed at a wide audience now has an experimental version which supports Linux.

New NVIDIA Vulkan beta driver released, fixing SteamVR problems

By liamdawe, 1 March 2017 at 7:22 pm UTC (2 Comments)
NVIDIA have released another beta of their Vulkan driver, which includes a fix for a major problem with SteamVR.

LG are making a VR headset, to be shown off at Valve's GDC booth

By liamdawe, 27 February 2017 at 7:31 pm UTC (10 Comments)
And we have another VR HMD contender in the rings folks. LG have announced they will be showing off their own VR HMD at GDC with Valve.

Khronos announce 'OpenXR', their new standard for virtual reality and augmented reality

By liamdawe, 27 February 2017 at 2:28 pm UTC (9 Comments)
OpenXR is the official name of the Khronos Group's new standard for virtual reality and augmented reality. Hopefully we will see Valve and other companies move towards this instead of their own implementations.
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